Fetal alcohol syndrome has a devastating effect on children

Fetal alcohol syndrome has a devastating effect on children

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) face many challenges such as aggression, anxiety, depression, delinquency, and a diminished learning capacity say researchers at the University of Sydney. The findings were published on Feb....
Opioid Prescriptions Drop — But Not Nearly Enough

Opioid Prescriptions Drop — But Not Nearly Enough

Opioid prescriptions drop in all WNY counties. The CDC's new report compares the number of morphine milligram equivalents (MMEs) per person were prescribed in every county in America from 2010 to 2015.There was around a...
Yoga poses will help you focus better!

Yoga Poses to Help You Focus

7 Yoga Poses To Improve Concentration and Focus. We live in a short attention span society. Between the hours most of us spend in front of the television and the time we spend online, our...
The dangers of belly fat

The dangers of belly fat

Belly fat doesn’t just sit idly at your waistline. Researchers describe it as an active “organ” in your body – one that churns out hormones and inflammatory substances. Abdominal fat is believed to break down...
Alternative milk could stunt children's growth, says new study

Alternative milk could stunt children’s growth, a new study reveals

Kids who drink alternatives to cow milk, such as soy, almond or rice substitutes, are slightly shorter than children who drink dairy, a new study reports. A study published Wednesday in the American Journal of...
Mom Has 14-Pound Baby, Heaviest In 30 Years

Mom Has 14-Pound Baby, Heaviest In 30 Years

Mom gives birth to record-breaking 14 pound baby twice the size of average newborn. When Cindy Richmond gave birth to her son, she had no idea he’d break records. Her newborn, Colin Austin Keisler, weighed a...
PPIs, Popular stomach acid blockers linked to higher death rates

PPIs, Popular stomach acid blockers linked to higher death rates

Popular heartburn drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have been linked to a variety of health problems, including serious kidney damage, bone fractures and dementia. Now, a new study from Washington University School of...
PTSD injection success prompts large-scale Army study

PTSD injection success prompts large-scale Army study

A PTSD injection study commissioned by the U.S. Army aims to find out whether an injection can alleviate the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. America’s elite warfighters and the small cadre of doctors who have...
Lesser known signs of depression

Lesser known signs of depression

Most people know the typical signs of depression. They know that depression leads to hopeless, lack of energy, lack of interest in doing the things we once loved to do, shutting ourselves off from...
Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea on the rise, new drugs needed: Report

Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea on the rise, new drugs needed: Details

Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea is on the rise? Data from 77 countries show that antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhoea – a common sexually-transmitted infection – much harder, and sometimes impossible, to treat. "The bacteria that cause gonorrhoea...
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Swiss politician guilty of helping illegal immigrants

The public prosecutor of southern Swiss canton Ticino has found parliamentarian Lisa Bosia Mirra guilty of facilitating the entry of illegal immigrants into the...